Published On: 05/29/2024Categories: Events, Industry News

Jann Mardenborough announced as Rally 2024 Keynote

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Renowned across the globe for his remarkable journey from virtual racing to the pinnacle of motorsport, Jann embodies the spirit of determination, innovation, and relentless pursuit of excellence.

Hailing from England, Jann’s passion for motorsport ignited at an early age. However, unlike many aspiring racers, his journey began not on the track, but in the digital realm of gaming. A standout talent in virtual racing simulations, Jann caught the attention of motorsport scouts through his exceptional skills in the Gran Turismo video game series.

What followed was a meteoric rise through the ranks of motorsport, as Jann seamlessly transitioned from gaming to real-world racing. His transition culminated in a historic victory in the prestigious GT Academy competition in 2011, where he emerged as the winner among thousands of contestants, earning him a coveted spot on the Nissan racing team.

Since then, Jann’s career has been nothing short of extraordinary. From showcasing his prowess in endurance racing at the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans to competing in the top-level GT500 class in Japan,

Jann has continually pushed the boundaries of what is achievable both on and off the track.

Beyond his achievements in motorsport, Jann is also a pioneering figure in the realm of technology and innovation. Embracing the intersection of motorsport and cutting-edge technology, he has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of racing through his involvement as development driver for the Nissan Formula E Team.

As a keynote speaker, Jann brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and inspiration to RALLY. Whether discussing the parallels between virtual and real-world racing, the evolution of motorsport in the digital age, or the importance of perseverance in the face of adversity, Jann’s insights are sure to captivate and inspire audiences from all walks of life.

Register for Rally 2024 here.